Lakeshore Premiere Video for Single 'Mountain View' Lakeshore Premiere Video for Single 'Mountain View'
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

LAKESHORE premiered their latest video for single 'Mountain View' yesterday on Alternative Press. The band has announced the OK, Psychopath Tour that begins on April 29th in Chicago, Illinois in support of the release. (more...)

BWW Review: WICKED  at THE HIPPODROME BWW Review: WICKED at THE HIPPODROME
by Daniel Collins - Feb 17, 2020

Chances are, as America is an increasing book-abhorrent culture, most folks familiar with THE WIZARD OF OZ know only of the 1939 Judy Garland film, versus author L. Frank Baum's children's 1900 book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. While the book and the film are fairly well aligned as children's entertainment, author Gregory Maguire's 1995 spin on the story, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West is most definitely for the adults. Political upheaval, adultery, multiple murders, family dysfunction, betrayal, it's downright Shakespearean. All three serve as fantastical fodder for Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's Broadway production of Wicked, a sort of Oz-ian 'Odd Couple,' were Neil Simon a fan of J.R.R. Tolkein and J. K. Rowling: 'On Ozmember the 13th, Elphaba was asked to remove herself from her place of residence; that request came from her father. Deep down, she believed he was right, but knew that someday she would return. With nowhere else to go, she appeared at university and meets Galinda, fresh off an off-Broadway run of LEGALLY BLONDE. Can two strange women share a dorm room together without driving each other crazy?' (more...)

TOGO on Disney Plus Celebrates Upcoming Debut TOGO on Disney Plus Celebrates Upcoming Debut
by TV News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

The Cinema Society hosted a special screening tonight of Disney+'s “Togo”—the untold true story that takes you across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that tests the strength, courage and determination of one man and his lead sled dog, Togo. Attending the screening were Willem Dafoe, who portrays Leonhard Seppala in the film, and Julianne Nicholson, who plays Seppala's wife Constance. Also in attendance were director Ericson Core, producer Kim Zubick and writer Tom Flynn, as well as celebrity guests. “Togo” premieres on Dec. 20, 2019, streaming only on Disney+. (more...)

VIDEO: Willem Dafoe Stars in the Trailer for TOGO on Disney+ VIDEO: Willem Dafoe Stars in the Trailer for TOGO on Disney+
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2019

Disney+ has released the first trailer for its upcoming film Togo. Starring Willem Dafoe and Julianne Nicholson, “Togo” is the untold true story set in the winter of 1925 that treks across the treacherous terrain of the Alaskan tundra for an exhilarating and uplifting adventure that will test the strength, courage and determination of one man, Leonhard Seppala, and his lead sled dog, Togo. (more...)

Moon Tooth Announces Signing to Pure Noise Records Moon Tooth Announces Signing to Pure Noise Records
by TV News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Long Island metal band Moon Tooth have announced their signing to Pure Noise Records and shared the music video for 'Through Ash', taken from their 2019 album Crux. Fans can watch the video below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Flynn of WICKED at Saenger Theatre BWW Interview: Tom Flynn of WICKED at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - Sep 27, 2019

If audience appeal is any indication of a show's worth, WICKED casts a spell that has created a multimillion-dollar treasure to the musical theatre world. With memorable music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a heartwarming book by Winnie Holzman, the production is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. WICKED's current national tour will fly into the Saegner Theatre in New Orleans from Oct. 2-20, 2019 (more...)

Talia Suskauer, Allison Bailey, and Cleavant Derricks Join the WICKED Tour Talia Suskauer, Allison Bailey, and Cleavant Derricks Join the WICKED Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, September 24 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas. (more...)

Disney Plus Announces Six New Titles and Showcases Exciting Slate of Highly Anticipated Original Series and Films at D23 Expo 2019 Disney Plus Announces Six New Titles and Showcases Exciting Slate of Highly Anticipated Original Series and Films at D23 Expo 2019
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

This afternoon, Disney+ made its D23 Expo debut with its first-ever showcase presentation, announcing six new series in development and revealing key details about the highly anticipated streaming service to an enthusiastic audience at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim. The event showcased the sweeping array of talent with in-person and video appearances from the stars of Disney+'s slate of originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic and included sneak peeks, trailer premieres, and exclusive news about the service and its upcoming projects. Actress Yvette Nicole Brown, who stars in the Disney+ original film “Lady and the Tramp,” hosted the lively presentation, welcoming Kevin Mayer, chairman, Direct-to-Consumer & International, to the stage to kick off the show. (more...)

BWW Review: WICKED: A STORY FOR OUR TIMES at Broadway San Jose BWW Review: WICKED: A STORY FOR OUR TIMES at Broadway San Jose
by Linda Hodges - Aug 18, 2019

Playing now through September 8, Broadway San Jose's Wicked is a dazzling, deeply satisfying bucket list musical for Broadway aficionados of every age. (more...)

WICKED Will Defy Gravity at Times-Union Center Fall 2019 WICKED Will Defy Gravity at Times-Union Center Fall 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

What's the most swankified place in town Nov. 20 through Dec. 1, 2019? That would be the Times-Union Center because the national tour of Wicked is back in the sunshine state! (more...)

BWW Review: Get Green!  WICKED at the Paramount is Still Luminous! BWW Review: Get Green! WICKED at the Paramount is Still Luminous!
by Jay Irwin - Jun 14, 2019

Well before that founding father refused to throw away his shot, even before those Mormons made us giggle with their irreverence, the hot ticket in town was "Wicked". Well, Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's witches have returned to the Emerald City and the bloom is still quite firmly attached to that bright pink rose in Glinda's hair. (more...)

BWW Review: The National Tour of WICKED Is Wizardry In Action BWW Review: The National Tour of WICKED Is Wizardry In Action
by Herbert Paine - Apr 5, 2019

In one sense, WICKED is the epitome of a Broadway blockbuster, possessed of all the elements that generate roaring and adoring crowds such as those welcoming the 15-year-old phenom, directed by Joe Mantello, to a month-long run at ASU Gammage's stage. Spectacular production quality! Outstanding performances, led by Mariand Torres and Erin Mackey. Runs through May 5th at ASU Gammage in Tempe. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/22: Shoshana Bean in WAITRESS, and More! Wake Up With BWW 2/22: Shoshana Bean in WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Friday! Finish off your week right by catching up on the latest Broadway news before you kick back for the weekend! (more...)

Mariand Torres, Erin Mackey, and More Join the WICKED National Tour Mariand Torres, Erin Mackey, and More Join the WICKED National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The Broadway sensation WICKED will welcome new cast members to the National Tour beginning performances Tuesday, February 26 at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents RAGTIME This Summer! Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents RAGTIME This Summer!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced the cast for its season finale, Ragtime, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn, with music direction by Tania Johnson and choreography by Allison Paraiso. Ragtime, with a Tony award-winning book and score by Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, plays CCCT's Main Stage beginning June 15 through July 22. For tickets and information visit the theatre's website at www.ccct.org or call 510.524.9012. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) continues its 58th season with the family comedy Over the River and Through the Woods from November 17-December 10. Written by Tony award-winner Joe DiPietro as a joy-filled, nostalgic tribute to his own grandparents, the production is directed by Mike Reynolds in his company debut. (more...)

Tom Flynn and Jim Dale to Honor 9/11 Anniversary with BIKEMAN Readings
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The New York Public Library of Performing Arts at Lincoln Center will commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of September 11 with readings from Bikeman, performed by the Tony award winning actor Jim Dale, illustrated with photos and documents from the NYPL archives, plus a conversation with Jim Dale and Thomas Flynn (more...)

Full Cast Announced for Robert Cuccioli-Led 'MAGICAL THINKING' Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

Tony-nominated actor Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde; Rothschild & Sons; Javert in Les Mis; upcoming Paint Your Wagon) will lead the cast of MAGICAL THINKING: My Favorite Indigents & Severe Clear by playwright/designer Carrie Robbins, and directed by Paul Dobie (Associate/Assistant Director for B'way's Once, Cabaret, Wicked, Martin Short… Fame Becomes Me, Glengarry Glen Ross). (more...)

Louis Proud Releases 'So Many Promises'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2015

DJ and production wizard Louis Proud is back to form with another powerful release by the name of ?So Many Promises?. Remixed by the talented Bontan, ?So Many Promises? is part of Circus Recordings? ?Moments. Vol 1? compilation, which is now out on Beatport. (more...)

Photos: Fifteen Shades of Green - Celebrating the Women of WICKED's Emerald City Tour After 10 Years on the Road
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

To celebrate the show's ten years on the road and the fifteen ladies that have taken on 'Defying Gravity' in the Emerald City cast, we bring you a roundup of all of the Elphabas, from Stephanie J. Block to Jennifer DiNoia! (more...)

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